SPICY VEGETABLE RICE/ VEGETABLE BIRYANI



SPICY VEGETABLE RICE
Vegetable biryani:-



Long grain rice- 1 cup
Onion -3
Tomatoes-3
Green chilli-2
Garlic-5-6cloves
Cauliflower – 1 small
Peas-1/2 cup
Carrot-2
Potatoes-2
*Mushrooms-5 to 6
Whole dry fruits like almonds and cashewnuts-1/2 cup
Milk-1 cup


Saffron-few strings
Green coriander-1 cup
Salt –as per taste
Red chilli powder-1/2 tsp
Biryani powder-2tbsp
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Coriander powder-1/2tsp
Pure ghee-2 tbsp
Cottage cheese-250 gm
Method:
Wash and soak rice in 2 cup of water for ½ an hour. Cook rice till done.
Wash and cut cauliflower into big florets, cut carrot and potatoes into pieces, wash peas.
Take ghee in heavy bottom pan and heat it.
Put dry fruits and fry a little. Take it out and put garlic paste in it stir and add green chilli & chopped onion in it stir till light brown  now add tomatoes and all the dry masalas including biryani masala . Mix well cook till tomatoes turn soft and oil separates. Add all vegetables in it mix well and cover cook for 5 min all till vege turn soft.
Take a square serving dish and place white cooked rice as first layer. Sprinkle few dry fruits and coriander on top of it sprinkle 2 to 3 tsp saffron milk (mix saffron with milk) now put another layer of vegetable mixture. repeat same with white rice and vege layer again and end with white rice layer on top sprinkle saffron milk on top and garnish with fried cottage cheese peaces and sliced onion (crisp fried) seal it with foil and bake in preheated oven for 10 min  .
Serve hot with mirchi ka salan and curd raita

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